Phillip Vaughn Abell
Phillip Vaughn Abell, 82, of Catoosa, OK, passed away, Thursday, July 25, 2013. He was born January 22, 1931, in Tescott, Kansas, the son of Ramon and Beurnice (Van Doren) Abell.
Phil was a truck driver for over 60 years and an avid sports fan- especially football and dirt track racing.
Phil was preceded in death by -
Son: Phillip Abell Jr.
Daughter: Darlene Anderson
Grandson: Jason Anderson
Brothers: Howard, Garry, Larry, and Sonny
Sisters: Margaret and Helen
He is survived by -
Son: Christopher Abell and wife Angela, of Salina
Bruce Kriegh of Salina
Daughters: Annissa DeJarnett of Catoosa, OK
Carrie Meili and husband Gary, of Lincoln, KS
Daryl Kriegh, of Lincoln, KS
Jacki Person, and husband Dennis, of Minneapolis, KS
Son-in-law: Steven Anderson of Westfall, KS
Brother: Bob Abell of Barnard, KS and wife, Mary Jo
Sister-in-law: Peggy Thomason and husband Jay of Dickson, TN
Brother-in-law: Vincent Pistora of Salina, KS
Countless nieces, nephews and cousins and "adopted" family members
Phil was Papaw to 18 grandchildren: Billie, Travis, Matthew, Brent, Kyle, Abria, Jennifer, Joshua, Jacob, Jackson, Avery, Abigail, Scott, Seth , Maddy, Julie, Scott and Shawn
18 great-grandchildren: Caden, Candice, Alexis, Kyla, Isaac, Isabella, Jude, Daniel, Elijah, Bridgette, Zanissa, Andrew, Caleb, Courtney, Grace, Emma, Joseph, Anthony and a baby boy expected in November
A memorial service will at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at Ryan Mortuary, 137 N. Eighth St., Salina.
Memorial contributions may be given to Salina Central Mustang Football, and left in care of the mortuary.